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it at the moment. what i would like to say is this -- i think jordan is going through a difficult time. i think that the king is handling this situation very capably. i would like to mention that traditionally the kingdom of jordan is always, both himself and his father -- who i knew and with whom i had a long- lasting relationship of several years -- was always jockeying a position. jordan is now under extreme pressure from the north, as well. the overflow of refugees into jordan has been a problem. after desert storm, there was a flow of refugees from the gulf states to jordan. after the iraq second war, there was a big flow from iraq into jordan. now there has been a flow of syrian refugees into jordan. jordan is not such a big country that it can serve such a large influx of refugees. it is also a complicated issue, and on top of all that, as you probably will all recall, on several occasions there have been large groups of palestinians that have moved into jordan as a result of both the war of independence and the war of 1967. jordan, having all of that on its shoulders, one has to complim
, not stirred. authorities in jordan said they had foiled a major terror plot at shopping centers, residential areas and more. >> a wake-up call for the jordanian government. troubles in neighboring syria are spilling into the heart of amman, jordan. >> there are 11 terrorists all of a jordanian nationality. pictures were displayed on jordan tv and are available on news agencies along with their full names. >> they told reporters the group had been in and out of syria this year smuggling arms into the country. >> the weapons used include explosives, mortars, and rifles. we have distributed a news report including target locations. >> atv reported plans to assassinate western diplomats, target residential areas, and a bomb shopping centers in the capital, resulting in the deaths of thousands. this latest plot is the most serious threats since the lockout is suicide bombings of 2005 that targeted luxury hotels in the capital, killing dozens. jordan is a key u.s. ally with close ties with western intelligence and has often been the target of islamist militants. this alleged plot was foiled by the
between israel and jordan. does that come to play with something you said. >> another excellent question. three home run questions from three freshmen. [laughter] the united states is very 0 supportive of efforts in the middle east to try to work out some of the challenges to the production and exporting of energy. and i think you know from having been in israel, israel has made some significant finds of natural gas off the coastline, and there's also the potential for such new energy sources off of cypress, off of lebanon, and we have been urging diplomatically that everybody work out their boundaries, that gets me back to one of the points i was making because there's often overlapping claimant -- -- claims and unless they're resolved stand in the way of the commercial exemployeation of whatever the reserves night be. it's in everyone's interest to try to make sure. everybody know where the boundaries are and people are able to let contracts that will be legally recognized in order to see what potential is available. similarly with respect to the pipeline, as you know, the pipeline fro
nuclear more than us. the people in saudi arabia, and egypt, jordan, so for that matter i think we will have to take action. and if the u.s. would decide to sit idly by and watch and to pray in order to take action, israel will have to do it by itself. it will not be easy. it will be harder. to deal with retaliation not only from iran. they will be nation's flying in from iran, from lebanon, hezbollah will join. hamas in gaza will send hundreds of missiles. but if we have to choose today between the option of allowing iran to become nuclear, to the option of fighting ourselves, i think the is a clear message what we will do. and the question is if will do with the u.s. or without the u.s., we are asking today. one of the main points of my book, i know many people here are involved with the middle east is the issue of two-state solution. for the last 20 years we hear about two-state solution. you must finish the conflict, the resolution will be a palestinian state. and president obama adopted this approach and she's calling upon us, the israelis to build a palestinian state and go b
/1 9/11 two has been disrupted by jordan. jordan's government spokesman says 11 suspects associated with al qaeda's ideology are in custody. the name 9/11 2 suggests the plot was set for november 9th, which is the seventh anniversary of the last al qaeda attack in jordan. >>> a newly released picture of former cuban leader fidel castro may put some rumors to rest. the photo of castro with the former venezuelan vice president was said to have been taken in havana on saturday. in it the 86-year-old castro looks relaxed and well. speculation has been surging in recent weeks about his health. most of it came from -- came after castro failed to publicly congratulate his closest ally, hugo chavez, on his election victory. >>> it's never happened before. pope benedict xvi canonized the first native american saint lily of the mohawk on sunday. she is credited with the miraculous recovery of a boy whose family parade to her in 2006. the pope also named six other saints. >>> a deadly shooting, a manhunt, it's all over, but the questions in the suburb of milwaukee still remain. here is the chi
. benjamin netanyahu says he has every right to build in this area. in jordan and explosion has killed a least 10 people and injured dozens more. this was the old city center of damascus. and it is also a christian minority section. there were talks with u.n. peace talks about the civil war. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend much more news when we come back . among the 49ers are off. however that big game for the giants. the jaguars are planning at the coliseum. cal was defeated last night. curry was pre-injured on friday night. this was part of the same ankle that kept him out of the 40 games last year. this injury continues. they are hoping that he is going to be able to play this season. he also to renter re-enter the season bu the game--but he was held up as a precaution. the official season for their team starts october 31st. >> the diamondbacks picked up some of center fielder choice packs. they say that this does not necessarily mean that the current center fielder coco crisp is an series. >> louisville slugger is continuing a 100 your tradition. they have made that for the wo
is in washington with the details. >>> it is to put out here. jordan is a key u.s. ally in the middle east and israel peace partner and has been targeted before. the latest plot was more ambitious in the planning. jordan suspect had weapons aimed at inflicting the heaviest losses possible. the suspects are mill at that points and considered lengths to al-qaida and unclear to how close the militants were to carrying out the attacks. plot included anassinating western diplomats and shopping malls and cafes. and other areas where people from the west gather in aman. militants were arm ready with explosives and mortars and rifles. militants with ties to al-qaida carried out a terror attack and killing the u.s. ambassador and three others there. it was praised by the al-qaida leader who issued a call for more direct action. jordan's department outlined the intricate plot that the suspects planned to set off two decoy explosion before setting off a series of militia attacks and suicide bombers in the final phase they were to attack diplomatic missions . one question that arises from all of this
into violence. charlie, norah. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile, jordan's government says it has broken up an alleged al qaeda plot to attack multiple targets including the american embassy in jordan. officials say this is also connected to syria's violence. senior correspondent john miller, former assistant director of national intelligence, is here. john, does this mean that syria is now spilling over? >> it means that it's spilling over in every direction. i mean, what we just saw in lebanon. what we saw now in jordan shows -- it's spilling over from both sides. in lebanon, what you saw is the syrian government trying to influence things. what you're seeing in the jordan plot is really interesting. because jordan is a country that has largely supported the rebels in syria. sent them weapons and money and other support. here those weapons are coming back to al qaeda inspired groups. although not directly connected. to launch attacks on hotels, cafes, public places as a distraction to draw the police response where they then launch secondary attacks on their real targets. the general intelligence di
him is that he was the principal, secret negotiator of the israel/jordan peace treaty, and it's easy to forget that, that role, but it is important to understand how crucial that peace treaty is now as the region is so volatile. there's a bit of good news today, i'm told the new egyptian ambassador to israel came today to announce that israel -- that egypt will abide by the peace treaty, will abide by the peace treaty with israel, but we have relied on the peace treaty, israel has relied on it, and so have we, for many years. as haleh said, we watch developments in the middle east very closely here. the president of yemen came a few weeks ago to speak about a way forward for his country which is trying hard to become a strong ally in the fight against terrorism and has huge economic challenges. we just held the second of three meetings on how women are faring in the arab awakening. last month a former deputy secretary of state and ambassador tom pickering and other senior national security officials, military officers and experts with decades of middle east experience presented a rep
the rebels. >>> a terror plot called 9/11 2 was disrupted by jordan's intelligence department. a source told cnn the u.s. embassy in ahman appeared to be among the are a gets. jordan's government spokesman says 11 suspects are in custody. the name 9/11 2 suggests the plot was set for november 9th, which is the seventh anniversary of the last al qaeda attack in jordan. it's one of the largest pilgrimages in the world and it's a sight to behold. muslims are flocking to the sacred city of mecca for the hajj which officially begins on thursday. millions of expected. if able, muslims are required to make this pilgrimage at least once in their lives. >>> thank you all so much. livestrong. >> lance armstrong still a rock star to people who support the livestrong organization. he spoke to these charity cyclists today in texas calling the past two weeks interesting and at times very difficult. a growing doping scandal forced armstrong to give up chairmanship of livestrong and a whole bunch of big sponsors dropped him, too. >>> this next story is about something that's never happened before. pope bene
in for eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan in for aaron gilchrist. don't go back to sleep. the weekday crew decided to take a day off. >>> the redskins fumbled their chance at a comeback against the giants. something to look forward to, though, the return of a fan favorite. >> the time is 6:00 on the dot. we've got 48 degrees out there. it was a great weekend. now it's time for monday and big changes on the way. >> a lot of people. a lot of cars moving out there. people getting ready for the work week. chilly start at that one. >> and getting ready to go off to school this morning. you need your winter coat. >>> we are down in many locations in the 30s under a clear sky. latest view from space. no clouds around throughout the entire region. that bright spot above orion. that's jupiter. venus rising in the east, very bright. 50 at reagan national on the potomac. but away from the waters, most locations in the 30s this morning. prince george's, arlington, fairfax, montgomery counties, and just about all of northern virginia and northern maryland, except right near the bay waters. shenandoah v
constituents lines today. >> good evening, i'm robert jordan. i'm jackie bange. >> dan ponce is here with tonight's top story. >> the robo call lasts a little more than 80 seconds. congressman jackson asks for pateince and support without directly asking for votes. the call was paid for by his re- election campaign. tonight mixed reaction from his constituents. >> "like many human beings a series of events came together in my life at the same time and they have been difficult to sort through. i am human. i am doing my best. i am trying to sort through them all. >> voters in illinois 2nd hearing his voice for the first time in months. during the robo call, jesse jackson junior didn't give many specifics about his ongoing health problems - but he did express optimism. >> "i am starting to heal. the good news is my health is improving, but my doctors tell me the road to recovery is a long one. >> and he asked for prayers and support from those he>> "for nearly 18 years i have served the people of the second district, i am anxious to return to work on your behalf, but at this time it i
not say whether haughton's wife was one of those killed. >>> overseas now. authorities say in jordan they foiled an al qaeda linked plot to attack shopping mall, foreigners and western domestic missions. 11 suspects are under arrest. all are jordanian nationals with ties to an ultraorthodox brand ever islam. there's more violence overnight in lebanon. six people were wounded. lebanon's security team an oent of syrian government was killed by a car bomb. his supporters blame the syrian and lebanese government which say is zoo close to the damascus regime. >>> fidel castro says he's alive and well despite reports to the contrary. castro now 76 years old published photos of himself in which he's seen reading friday's newspaper. he wrote an article in the state-run newspaper disputing rumors he was on his death bed. there has been speculation for more than a week that he was grave lie ill. >>> funeral services will be held friday for former south dakota senator george mcgovern. he was 90 years old when he died sunday. he was and unabashed liberal and a war hero but he will always be reme
of the oakland police department. police chief howard jordan said he never received e-mails sent in the past week from a federal monitor. those messages involved concerns about chief jordan's recommendation to discipline several members of the police department for infractions. >>> it's getting oscar buzz for the best documentary. starting today they will scream the entire documentary. it's called the waiting room. a film that explores how the public hospitals struggle to care for thousands of largely uninshired patients. the movie is already won awards at film festivals across the country. you can view that documentary in oakland. >>> time now 6:26. let's get everybody out the door, sal. what is happening on the roads? >> right now it's getting busier dave and pam around the bay area. we are going to look at the south bay. this report looking at northbound 280 getting up to the valley here. it's not that bad. and the same thing goes for interstate 678 -- 680. this is a big commute. so far so good as you drive past free hospital into san jose. >>> low clouds are back. very, very mild. a lot of lo
and jordan river, a state connected by a highly developed infrastructure of roads and water pipelines. i'm not sure when the point of return was passed, seven years ago, my first visit to israel, it was plausible to speak of the palestinian state. now did -- now it does not. a democratic process, appointment of envoys searching for commonground, building on previous agreements like those arrived at under the prime minister don't have chance of success. there's no political majority in israel in favor of withdrawing from the territory and settlements israel would have to do to allow a genuinely economically viable palestinian state. benjamin netanyahu gave lip service to the idea, but people close to him said he would never offer the palestinians something he could accept. the west bank, areas a and b, cut off from the world without control of the air space, their water will not produce a viable state. what can the next president do to change this? the only intervention that could shake israel out of the current spiral would be if a president made clear where the united states sees this h
here in lebanon. cnn, beirut. >>> a terror plot called 9/11 "2" was disrupted by jordan's intelligence department. the source told cnn the u.s. embassy in ahmmman appeared to the target. 11 suspects associated with al qaeda's ideology are in custody, all suspects are jordanian citizens who moved in and out of syria. other targets reportedly included shopping centers, neighborhoods, and diplomats. the name 9/11 "2" suggests the plot was set for november 9th, the seventh anniversary of the last attack in jordan. >>> the candidates for president hours away from going at it in one final debate. this is with a full focus on foreign policy. >>> new information about cuba's fidel castro. americans believe they should be in charge of their own future. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together
in jordan was killed by militants trying to cross into syria, a sign that the unrest in syria is spilling into neighboring countries. protests continue in beirut following a car bombing friday that killed lebanon's security chief. the opposition party in lebanon is claiming that syria's president is behind the attack. what could have the biggest impact on the debate tonight, a weekend report by the "new york times" asserts that the u.s. and iran have agreed on bilateral negotiations over the iranian nuclear program. both the white house and iranian officials deny there has been an agreement but on sunday, obama advisor david axelrod suggested that iranian willingness to negotiate is proof that the president's strategy is working. >> there's a tremendous disquiet in iran. their currency has dropped in value by 50%. their oil business has dropped by 50%. and they're feeling the heat. that's what the sanctions were meant to do. >> this morning, romney's senior foreign policy advisor dan senor said his candidate would not rule out negotiations. >> it's got to be a comprehensive strategy. we s
wider war, with really serious consequences that for turkey and perhaps for jordan and saudi arabia and because of economic consequences for europe, so i am afraid that the word i tend to emphasize in ts context the prudence, rather than engagement. >> rose:. >> but i think i heard both candidates say they would not put -- it was ditches in terms of what kind of arms they might supply on the one hand communication equipment an on the other hand from -- light to heavy -- >> you can't start supplying weapons with someone without becoming tied to the consequences of that, that kind of detach. from the supply of arms and eventual engagement in the process, especially if the supply of arms creates tetation tospre that w. >> rose: what do you do about arms? >> i think you do have to know who those arms are going to, because it could come back and haunt you, obviously. >> rose: but can you control that? >> well, whether we do it or somebody else does it, you know, it is happening, so. >> rose: the arms are going in, you mean? >> but, you know, i just came back from the region also, mostly
. good morning. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan sitting in for aaron gilchrist. we're waking up to temperatures in the 50s right now. it's 6:00 straight up. look at that picture. it looks like we're in for another warmup. >> tom kierein is here with the forecast. what's going on? >> did you say it's october? >> that's what the calendar says. >> it doesn't feel like. going to feel more like a late august day. there's capitol hill under a partly cloudy sky. >>> looking at temperatures around the region, we have a milder morning than we've had the last couple of mornings. right now temperatures in the suburbs and rural areas are generally in the mid-40s. yesterday morning we were down near freezing much of the region. right near the potomac, right near the chesapeake bay, most locations mid-60s. away from the waters, eastern shore, many locations in the 40s, shenandoah valley out of the mountains. few sprinkles up in pennsylvania. that's going to stay to our north. storm team 4 hour by hour forecast for today. by 8:00 a.m., we will have still a chill in t
flort dubbed 9-11 ii spoiled in jordan. the man reportedly planned to bomb shopping centers and hotels then attack embassies targeting western diplomats. authorities say they smuggled weapons and bombs into syria and they got help from al qaeda operatives in iraq. the plot was planned for november anniversary of the bombings that killed 16 at hotels. >>> a man is dead his body found inside a spa after a 6 hour manhunt. he walked into the salon sunday morning and started shooting. he killed three women and injured four others before turning the gun on himself. police locked down a local mall a country club and a hospital while they looked for him. eventually finding his body in a locked room in the spa. police say the shooting was a domestic dispute between him and his estranged wife who worked at the salon. >> classes in beirut and other parts of lebanon leaving two people dead and more than a dozen injured overnight. hours after hundreds of protestors stormed the government palace. (gun shots) >> lebanese soldiers fighting off the mob by firing bullet noose the air and throwing tear g
and egypt and also the joint projects of energy resources in the middle east between israel and jordan and how that comes to play with everything you said. >> 3 home-run questions from three freshmen. [laughter] the united states is very supportive of efforts in the middle east to try to work out some of the challenges to the production and exporting of energy. and i think you know from having been in his real that israel has made some significant finds of natural gas off its coastline. potential forhe such new energy sources of cyprus, off the lead the non -- off of lebanon and we have been working diplomatically that everyone work out their boundaries. that is one of the points i was making. there's often overlapping claims and those overlapping claims, unless they are resolved, stand in the way of the commercial exploitation of what ever the reserves might be. so it is in everyone's interest to try to make sure that everybody knows where the boundaries are and people are then able to let contracts that legally recognized to see what potential is available. similarly, with respect to
'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan in for aaron gilchrist. it's tuesday, october 23rd, but the temperatures sure aren't feeling like it's late october around here. we have a warmup, and it looks like temperatures are only going up from here. >> looks good, tom. >> this is the time of year we get big contrasts between the morning and afternoon, so you have to dress for two seasons. >>> it's rather chilly now. storm team 4 current temperatures, all those areas in blue are in the 40s. that covers much of virginia, much of maryland and the eastern shore. the little patches of green, that's where we're in the low 50s. right at reagan national on the warmer waters of the potomac, it's at 54. right around the chesapeake bay, temperatures there generally low to mid-50s. farther west in the mountains in western maryland, much of eastern west virginia, mid-40s, as is much of the shenandoah valley, except around winchester and the low 50s. here's the view from space. a few clouds drifting over from a little disturbance. scattered clouds will stay to our north. just a few clouds f
as a capital is a nonstarter. there is now one state between the mediterranean and the jordan river, a state connected by highly-developed infrastructure of roads and water pipelines. i'm not sure when the point of return was passed. of seven years ago on my first visit to israel, it still seemed quite plausible to speak of a palestinian state. now it does not. so i believe any kind of normal diplomatic process -- appointment of a special envoy, searching for common ground, building on previous agreements such as those arrived at under prime minister olmert and prime minister barak -- don't have much chance of success. there's no political majority in israel in favor of withdrawing from the territory ask settlements israel would have to do to allow a genuinely economically-viable palestinian state. prime minister netanyahu, i know, has given lip service to the idea, but people close to him have said he would never offer the palestinians something he could accept. an archipelago stands on the west bank, areas a and b, cut off from the world without control of the air space, their water will n
ties with the sunni alignment of the sunni gulf states, egypt and jordan and the shia group of iran's syria and hezbollah was not easy especially as tension rose between the two groups. this was to be increasingly clear with the onset of the arab spring. when you look initially at russian concerns in the arab spring, it can spread to russia was efforts on the same problems as the arab states, autocratic government, widespread corruption and rising prices and indeed democracy demonstrators were shouting the revolutionary train stopped at the station in cairo, next stop moscow. the second concern, islam is my takeover and in a ending chaos and further inspire the islamists and north caucasus and increasingly and khe sanh as well. number three is oil and gas investments in the middle east could be jeopardized as well as the business and arms sales deals and number four when libya occurred, the russians i think that the major lesson purgative stained on the u.n. security council vote in the no-fly zone in bolivia thereby supporting the arab consensus and continuing the widened russian p
to be good. >>> good morning everyone. i'm richard jordan. a violent start to howard university's home coming weekend. officers say a man was stabbed in the stomach. he was apparently attending home coming activities near the school on georgia avenue. rescuers took him to the hospital. police have not said if the victim is a student. >>> one of two prince george's county police officers charged with beating a university of maryland student is looking atd several years in prison. jurors convicted james harrison of assault late last night but acquitted the second officer reginald baker. they were both on trial in the beating of former university of maryland student john mckenna during a celebration near campus that was back in 2010. >>> meteorologist chuck bell has a check of your forecast next. >>> we're off to a nice start this weekend. let's find out if there is any rain heading our way. here is meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning to you. a good morning everybody out in the news 4 nation. a beautiful, clear sky. first thing this morning and a near mirror calm finish on the potomac as w
such as saudi arabia, uae and jordan, and in 2008 he added libya to the expanding arc of activity. putin's goals were fourfold. number one, demonstrate russia was again a major power in the middle east and the world. number two, gain -- for projects while selling sophisticated products like nuclear reactors and railway systems. number three, as the cost and difficulty of extracting russian oil and natural gas grew to gain joint ventures in oil and natural gas extraction with countries like saudi arabia, iran, uae, libya and iraq. and number four and certainly very important, to prevent the arab states from aiding the islamic resistance movements in the north caucuses that were beginning to spread through the rest of russia. but keeping good ties with the sunni alignment in egypt and jordan and the shia group of hezbollah was not easy, especially as tensions rose between the two groups. this was to be increasingly clear with the onset of the arab spring. now, when you look initially at russian concerns with the arab spring, a, it could spread to russia which suffered some of the same problems as
you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask yuan mouse consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we wanted to know what w
is your testimony. thank you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask unanimous consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we
. >> it is spreading already. it is spreading to lebanon and jordan. >> the husband of violence. -- there has not been of violence in lebanon. at the same time, there is so many other places where you could have a fire began. -- which i think the russians are, here. >> i agree that russia is unlikely to help us in the united states. we have tried three times in the u.n.. cotton three vetoes in return. best case, maybe i was in china a few months ago. talking about, maybe they should concentrate on domestic problems, rather than having a domestic -- rather than having an aggressive domestic foreign policy. it is a possibility. i would give you my worst case, and it may be unfolding before our eyes. nato has guarantee turkey's borders. in case, what happened in just a week ago flares up -- more shelling. remember when i said in my presentation. he decides -- nonetheless, he might escalate the conflict the russians will not intervene. they said they -- their treaty with syria is not going to guarantee russian aid. we could see a nice war opening up with my then dragged into russia with the iranians. then
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